Author Archive | Niall Gallagher

Ina Boyle picture

Discovering forgotten Irish composer Ina Boyle 1889 – 1967

UK Premiere for Irish Heritage Though now largely forgotten, Ina Boyle was considered to be one of the most prolific and important composers in Ireland before 1950.  She travelled regularly to London for lessons with Vaughan Williams who thought highly of her. Performances in London included the Proms in 1923 and conductors of her music included Sir Henry Wood and Sir Adrian Boult. […]

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Brenda Hurley

Brenda Hurley in Zurich

Here is a very interesting mail I received from an avid reader of our Newsletter, Brenda Hurley who performed (piano) with Irish Heritage at St Bride’s in June 2011. My news is that in August 2012 I became the Director of the International Opera Studio in Zurich Opera (IOS), so now I am living full-time […]

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Enchanted Isle – Ireland in picture, song and story

Enchanted Isle – Ireland in picture, song and story Enchanted Isle – Ireland in picture, song and story with Fiona Murphy (soprano), Aaron Cawley (tenor), Ciara Moroney (piano) and John Cormack (storyteller) Enchanted Isle, an original production, written and devised by Artistic Director Ethna Kennedy, will entertain with songs and stories from different counties of […]

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